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Avg. test scores 50%
High school dipl. 8%
Bachelors degree 29%

Balfour school information

IndexBalfourNorth CarolinaNational
Average Test Scores25%44%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a15:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a1,89579,221
Total private schoolsn/a51024,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1837,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Balfour are 50% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Balfour
  • 80.7% of people in Balfour have completed 8th grade
  • 76.7% of people in Balfour have completed high school
  • 21.4% of people in Balfour have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Balfour

      IndexBalfourNorth CarolinaNational
      Completed 8th grade80.7%83.4%84.3%
      Completed high school76.7%81.9%83.0%
      Completed some college54.9%59.9%59.4%
      Completed associate degree30.8%38.1%38.5%
      Completed bachelors21.4%29.0%30.3%
      Completed masters3.6%10.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree0.5%2.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.0%1.3%1.3%

      Balfour, NC School Districts

      • Henderson County Schools

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Balfour. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Balfour, NC schools is 25%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Balfour, NC, an average of 80.7% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 76.7% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Etowah, NC7,23772%46%
      Mills River, NC6,99071%44%
      Saluda, NC75870%41%
      Royal Pines, NC4,75170%41%
      Flat Rock, NC3,25466%35%
      Balfour, NC1,54025%50%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Logan, IA1,54087%77%
      Moravia, NY1,54041%17%
      Rossville, IN1,53972%45%
      Midtown, TN1,53962%26%
      Ferndale, PA1,54142%15%
      Balfour, NC1,54025%50%
      Source: The Balfour, NC education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.